03/19/12

All-Star Tribute to James Moody Coming to Blue Note March 26

Concert will benefit the late saxophonist’s scholarship fund

A tribute concert to the late saxophonist/flutist James Moody, benefitting the James Moody Scholarship Fund for Newark youth, will take place at the Blue Note in New York March 26. There will be two sets, at 8 and 10:30, emceed by Bill Cosby. The show will feature a huge cast of jazz greats including Kenny Barron, piano, Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Todd Coolman, bass, Paquito D’Rivera, clarinet, Roberta Gambarini, vocals, Greg Hutchinson, drums, Greg Gisbert, trumpet, Gil Goldstein, keyboards, Roy Hargrove, trumpet, Antonio Hart, alto, Jimmy Heath, tenor, John Lee, bass, Najee, soprano saxophone, Lewis Nash, drums, Justyn Robinson, alto, Claudio Roditi, trumpet, David Sanborn, alto sax, Yotam, guitar, Gary Smulyan, baritone sax, Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, Frank Wess, tenor sax

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James Moody and Roberta Gambarini
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James Moody

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Tickets can be purchased here for the early show and here for the late show.

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